Schools' Program

Keynote: Dr Karl

Tue 28 Aug, 10am
Deakin Edge, Fed Square

Dr Karl is Australia’s most beloved scientist. As a qualified medical doctor, engineer, physicist and mathematician with 43 books under his belt, he has a lot of knowledge to share. How do we and every other species continue to survive on this planet? What can we learn from other organisms about tenacity? And what is really out there in space anyway? Dr Karl explores the mysteries of life and survival in this first ever Schools’ Program keynote. With Amie Kaufman.


45 minutes

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Session Artists

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki has written 43 science books and has a media career spanning more than 30 years. He has degrees in physics, maths, biomedical engineering, medicine and surgery. His ‘mission’ is to spread the good word about science.

Amie Kaufman is a bestselling author of science fiction and fantasy. Her award-winning work has been published in 30 countries, and is in development for film and TV. Some career highlights so far include professional wolf-howling lessons, and working as a storytelling consultant at NASA.

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